Search results for Articles in Attending a Funeral and Cremation

Funeral Flowers

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Funeral flowers are integral to funerals and visitations or wakes. They add life, color, and meaning beyond their decorative value. Here are some tips to pick your funeral flowers.... Read full article

Cremation Jewelry

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Ever since the birth of humanity, people have sought to remember their lost loved ones by creating different types of memorials to honor the dead. In the modern world, cremation jewelry is a unique new way to fondly remember loved ones.... Read full article

A Prepaid Cremation

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The benefits of prepaid cremation are significant. A loving, dignified tribute is planned without subjecting yourself or your family to uncomfortable financial debt. Cremation planning includes researching options and finding a reputable funeral home... Read full article

Cremation Costs

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Cremation costs include many services; some mandatory, others not. The services you choose affect the final cost of cremation. Cremation cost also varies depending on the chosen crematorium.... Read full article

Cremation and the Catholic Church

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The Roman Catholic Church banned Catholic Cremation for centuries due to the Church's belief in the resurrection of the body after death and the body as a temple of the Holy Spirit. The Catholic view on cremation is the cremation process destroyed...... Read full article

A Cremation Funeral

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Today many families are choosing a cremation funeral for their loved ones. People are motivated by philosophical, religious, financial, or even environmental reasons. On average, a cremation funeral service is about half the price of a ground burial.... Read full article

Catholic Funeral Flowers

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There is often confusion about whether flowers are allowed at a Catholic funeral. Confusion stems from the time they were prohibited.... Read full article

Alternative Funerals

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Alternative funerals are gaining in popularity. There are various forms of alternative funeral choices. Many believe that a death is not a time of mourning and sorrow but rather a time for celebration of the deceased life and accomplishments.... Read full article

Bereavement: How to Help

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A period of bereavement is a difficult time for any family. Sometimes it is hard to know what to say or do to comfort those in bereavement. Death of a loved one is a traumatic experience. Bereavement cards and bereavement flowers may help.... Read full article

Cremation in the Jewish Tradition

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A Jewish cremation is unequivocally not allowed by Jewish law under traditional interpretation. There are multiple explanations, biblical citations, and interpretations that are found to explain this taboo.... Read full article